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Spanish legal language
modernization of legal language
language and gender
gender equality in language

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The article presents proposals of reforming the Spanish legal language, exemplifying them with selected conclusions of the Spanish Commission for the Modernization of Legal Language (Comisión para la modernización del lenguaje jurídico) concerning the language of legal regulations. It also studies proposals of applying gender equality in legal and administrative language which in recent years have been being put forward by various groups and published in form of numerous manuals. It also deals with the criticism to which the Royal Spanish Academy (Real Academia Española) has subjected some of these manuals.
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